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Ramsey County Health and Human Services

Housing Support

160 Kellogg Blvd E, St. Paul, MN, 55101-1494

Distance: 416 Miles

(651) 266-4444

Website

https://www.ramseycounty.us/your-government/departments/health-and-wellness/social-services

Service Details

Description

Helps pay housing-related expenses for people with low income who are 65 years or older, or are 18 years or older and have a disability that prevents them from working enough to support themselves. People can receive Housing Support from an eligible provider if they live in an eligible place, which could be a licensed facility or a person's own home.


Examples of eligible places include:
* Adult Foster Care
* Board and Lodges
* Supervised Living Facilities
* Boarding Care Homes
* Long-term Homeless Supportive Housing
* Housing with Services Establishments (Independent and Assisted Living)


In some situations, Housing Support may provide additional supportive services for people who are not receiving waiver or Personal Care Assistant (PCA) services.


To learn more about Housing Support (formerly known as Group Residential Housing) resources, visit: https://mn.gov/dhs/people-we-serve/adults/economic-assistance/housing/programs-and-services/housing-support.jsp


Features

  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities 
    • Older adults with disabilities 

Eligibility

To qualify for Housing Support, people must:
* Be 65 or older, or be over 18 and have a disability that prevents them from working enough to support themselves, and
* Have less than $10,000 in assets, and
* Have less countable income than the maximum benefit allowed where they reside, and
* Meet additional requirements that may apply in certain programs or types of housing.


Application Instructions

Contact a county or tribal financial worker at the local social services office, or apply online at: https://applymn.dhs.mn.gov


Fees

There is no fee for this service.


Business Hours

7:30am - 5:45pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Ramsey County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (651) 266-4444
Main - General Information (651) 266-8500
TTY (651) 266-3750

Last Update

11/5/2019

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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